How tragedy sparked one GP's campaign for change

Dr Juliet Lavers is fighting to improve adolescent mental health services after the death of her only son.

It is just over a year since the Tasmanian GP lost her 16-year-old boy Liam after he took his own life.

It’s a tragedy she believes could have been avoided with the right care and services in their home state.

“It’s very, very hard. He was the most beautiful boy and I just feel with the proper support I could have gotten him through this. I really do,” Dr Lavers says.

“He’d been ill for about six months and we took him interstate

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